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Tips and articles for backroad camping adventures across Canada.

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After a long day hiking through Canada’s backcountry, it is always nice to unwind with a cool refreshing beverage around the fire. The key is to know what to pack so you are not bogged down by your grog. Check out these 5 drinks to mix on your next backcountry trip!





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February 17, 2017
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Although trail mix can be a great option for a snack on the trail, or a simple snack while camping, store-bought brands can be expensive and come with a lot of unhealthy (and unnecessary) ingredients. That is why we have put together this handy cheat sheet to make your own trail mix, and we have even added some tried and true recipes!



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January 31, 2017
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Whether you are suffering from cabin fever, or just really want to try something new, winter camping is just the thing. Though it is not as free-spirited and lazily planned as summer camping can be, taking a trip for a night in the winter backcountry is equally as fun – if not more. Check out our tips to keep you safe and cozy while camping this winter!

 

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January 16, 2017
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Although the camping season has not quite yet begun in many Provincial Parks across Canada, it’s almost (or already) time to start planning and reserving your spots for the summer! We’ve provided links and information to how you can reserve your camping spot for the provincial parks across Canada, so you can ensure you camp happy.

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January 4, 2017
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Not only does the new year mean new resolutions and goals, but a new year also means fresh opportunity to plan some amazing new adventures! With the celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday, along with free admission to all National Parks in Canada, there has never been a better time to start adding some of these places to your Backcountry Bucket List! The BRMB Team has rounded up 20 unbelievable adventures to get you started on your Backcountry Bucket List in Canada for 2017.

 

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January 3, 2017
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Before you head out on your backcountry winter adventures, print off our Winter Travel Checklist to to ensure you pack everything you need for a safe and exciting bucket list adventure this season!

 









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2017 is just around the corner, and what better way to ring in the new year than with an outdoor adventure? From backcountry camping in a national park to steaming and soaking in a hot spring, here are our top picks for outdoor adventure across Canada this New Year’s Eve.





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December 20, 2016
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Eager to find the hottest winter adventures? Look no further! We’ve put together a list of the hottest hot springs in Western Canada, so kick back, relax and let the adventures soothe you.





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November 9, 2016
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When Animals Attack

October 21, 2016

The Backroad Mapbooks team knows that wildlife can be one of the major hazards encountered in the outdoors. We’ve put together a list of wildlife species to watch out for, how to avoid encounters and what to do if attacked.

 




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October 21, 2016
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While camping is always an option in the many parks across Canada, there are also tons of alternatives to sleeping in an RV or a tent. Whether you’re suspended in a tree or drifting to sleep in a raindrop, here we’ve given you some creative alternatives to camping, when exploring Canada’s backcountry.

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October 13, 2016
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A mother and Backroad Mapbooks employee had the scare of a lifetime on a local hiking trail. Here is an account of her run-in with an aggressive black bear, as well as some tips and pointers on how to stay safe in the woods.  



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October 11, 2016
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The days of fast and light summer camping are gone with the wind and it's time to embrace the beauty of the changing season. Instead of packing up your camping gear, pack up some essential items to keep you camping comfortably right until the first snowfall. Here we’ve got a list of ideal essentials to bring on your fall camping trip this year!

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September 28, 2016
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